Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira Out With Left Calf Strain


0  Updated at 4:06 pm, September 10th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will miss between 10 to 14 days after being diagnosed with an irritation of his grade 1 left calf strain on Monday.

The 32-year-old Teixeira returned on Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles after missing 11 games due to the injury.  He re-injured himself on the last play of the game while diving into first base.

In 120 games this season, Teixeira is batting .255 with 23 home runs and 81 RBIs.

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